African groove-toothed rat

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African groove-toothed rat
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Mylomys
Species: M. dybowskii
Binomial name
Mylomys dybowskii
(Pousargues, 1893)

The African groove-toothed rat or mill rat (Mylomys dybowskii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in Angola, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland. It is threatened by habitat loss.